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IACH start Register of Solo Circumnavigators

Cape Horners launch register of solo circumnavigations

Cape Horners launch register of solo circumnavigations As 33 potential Cape Horners prepare for the start of the ninth VendĂ©e Globe solo non-stop round the world race from Les Sables d’Olonne on November 8, The International Association of Cape Horners ...

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Vendée Globe start Sunday November 8

Vendée Globe race village ©

The start of the Vendée Globe will take place as planned on Sunday November 8 at 1:02 p.m. local time but behind closed doors without local spectators. It will be broadcast live on vendeeglobe.org and on many television channels. Following the ...

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RNZYS Mastercard® Superyacht Regatta 2021

RNZYS' Mastercard® Superyacht Regatta © Jeff Brown

Further entries have been received for the Mastercard Superyacht Regatta 2021 hosted by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron in Auckland. The RNZYS is pleased to confirm they now have ten confirmed entries for the regatta, including some beautiful superyachts ...

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The Ocean Race

11th Hour Racing Team crossing the North Atlantic. - photo © Amory Ross / 11th Hour Racing

The Ocean Race, the world’s toughest, fully-crewed around the world sailing race, has enthralled and inspired a global audience since 1973. At the same time it has provided new perspectives on the ocean that covers more than 70% of our ...

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INEOS TEAM UK

BRITANNIA takes flight on her foils in Auckland © C Gregory

INEOS TEAM UK pushing to the leading edge of design with Mercedes F1 Applied Science The 36th America’s Cup is just around the corner and INEOS TEAM UK have recently launched their AC75 race boat ‘BRITANNIA’ in the host city ...

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BRITANNIA in Auckland

BRITANNIA takes flight in Auckland Harbour - photo © C Gregory

On Friday 23rd October, BRITANNIA, INEOS TEAM UK’s new race boat for the 36th America’s Cup, took flight on her first sail out of the Waitemata Harbour. After a full on week for the systems and shore team completing the ...

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41st Rolex Middle Sea Race

Elusive 2 wins the 41st Rolex Middle Sea Race © Rolex / Kurt Arrigo

At 15:00 CEST on Thursday, 22 October, 2020, the winner of the 41st edition of the Rolex Middle Sea Race was announced as the Maltese First 45 Elusive 2, skippered by Aaron, Christoph and Maya Podesta. None of the remaining ...

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Rolex Middle Sea Race 2020

Rolex Middle Sea Race - Mana, Sail No: GBR05, Model: MOD70MASERATI MULTI 70, Sail No: ITA55, Model: MULTI 70 - photo © Kurt Arrigo

The 41st Rolex Middle Sea Race is virtually done and dusted. Only one boat is left at sea, her crew clearly set on completing the course despite the likelihood that they will finish outside the race time limit. Kudos is ...

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Coastal Classic

The light airs upwind forecast will mean the majority of the fleet will be expected to finish well after midnight. © Suellen Hurling

2020 has been the year of uphill battles, and the PIC Coastal Classic yacht race which started on Friday will see no different. From 9:30am, 165 sailboats will quite literally begin an uphill battle from Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour to Russell ...

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VendĂ©e Globe – Isabelle Joschke

Isabelle Joschke, skipper MACSF - photo © Thierry Martinez / www.thmartinez.com

My background Date of birth: 27th January 1977 Place of birth: Munich (Germany) Lives in: Lorient Studies and career path: I read literature, studying Arts for two years and then continuing with a master’s in Arts. I then got my official papers to ...

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